I think I speak for 90% of America when I ask, “WHAT THE H-E-DOUBLE HOCKEY STICKS?” On Thursday, a federal judge dismissed lawsuits that were filed by Conservative groups, who were pressing for Hillary’s emails to be found by the State Department.
As an American citizen, I believe that we all deserve to see the rest of her deleted emails.
In a 26-page ruling, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg argued that the FBI had already “pursued every imaginable avenue to recover the missing emails” from Clinton’s tenure as secretary of State, and that there was no evidence to suggest that additional search efforts would uncover more information.
“The Court of Appeals may have asked the Government to ‘shak[e] the tree harder’ for more emails, but it never suggested that the FBI must shake every tree in every forest, without knowing whether they are fruit trees,” the judge said.
This is just as ridiculous as Trump’s executive orders being blocked by federal judges.
While Clinton’s emails have long been the subject of numerous Freedom of Information Act requests, the pair of lawsuits filed by conservative watchdog groups Judicial Watch and Cause of Action Institute took a different legal route.
The lawsuits sought to force the State Department and National Archives to team up with the attorney general to recover the missing emails under the Federal Records Act, which governs the “creation, management and disposal of federal records.”
Boasberg’s ruling on Thursday was the second time he’s dismissed the lawsuits. After issuing a ruling on the matter last year, a panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals revived the lawsuits, saying the State Department had not done enough to recover Clinton’s emails.
“Plaintiffs, significantly, cast no real doubt on that conclusion,” Boasberg continued, “So now, when the Government avers that there are no enforcement steps left for the Attorney General, the Court takes such conclusion seriously.”
Trump has been pressing for the State Department to speed up the investigation process, but you see where we got with that: NO WHERE!
The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com